Jaws of Life used to free driver in Sioux City car crash - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

Jaws of Life used to free driver in Sioux City car crash


Rescue crews had to use the Jaws of Life to pull a driver from his car after a crash on Sioux City's Westside.

The accident happened early Tuesday evening at the intersection of Omaha Street and Wesley Parkway not far from Hamilton Boulevard.

Authorities say the driver of one car may have failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with another.

One vehicle tipped over onto the drivers side.

First responders had to use the Jaws of Life to get him out, which takes extra precautions.

Sioux City Police Sgt. Dave Bishop said, "Usually the fire department makes sure that the vehicle isn't going to roll over any further. They stabilize it, make sure the person is ok and then take whatever actions they need to get the person out."

No serious injuries were reported.

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